How to Join: Applications & Fees

Application Processing

Please submit your application by email or post to your IACLE nearest Country/Regional Coordinator:

Asia Pacific Countries:

Europe/Africa/Middle East:

North America:

Central /South America:

  • Carmen Carrillo: iacle.latinamerica.office@gmail.com

Inquiries can also be sent to our Secretariat: iacle@iacle.org.

Application Forms

EDUCATOR member application

ASSOCIATE member application

(applications are fillable PDFs – download, save, reopen, insert data, save and email to the appropriate IACLE Administrator)

Processing of applications can be done in a timely manner when all required information is received. Once you are confirmed eligible you will be asked to proceed with making your online membership payment.

Annual Membership Fee

We calculate the membership fees based upon what we call the “Purchasing Power Parity” or “PPP Grouping” which is a pricing structure based on country economic demographics.

To figure out the membership fee which applies to you please click here and follow the instructions for locating your country (the country you live in on a permanent basis) within the “PPP Grouping”. Once you have your “PPP Group” number you need to refer to the table below and choose the membership category you classify for.

Example, a person from Russia wants to join IACLE as a full member.  The person would search for Russia under the EAME region in the PPP list and find that Russia is classified in PPP Group 2.  Referring to the table below they must choose the appropriate membership type, in this example, Educator Member. Therefore their annual membership fee is US$60.

Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Level
PPP1PPP2PPP3
EDUCATOR MemberUS$30US$60US$100
ASSOCIATE MemberUS$45US$90US$90

Payment Processing Options

There are a variety of ways to pay for membership.  Membership fees are to be paid the year in advance for example in January 2019 members are required to pay their annual fee(s) bringing them paid up until January 2020.

Credit Card (preferred method of payment) approved members are encouraged to renew their membership every January using a secured online payment system (PSiGate). 

Cash – cash payments can be made in person at your local IACLE office (please do NOT mail/post cash).

Bank transfer payments (fees apply)please note that IACLE is charged CA$30 in bank fees on all wire transfers. Therefore, this payment option incurs a $30 fee on top of your invoice total.

A payment description such as your full name or initials must be provided and please inform us of any transfers you make.

The account details of our US dollar bank account are:

Bank:  Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Branch Number:  03052
Account Name:  The International Association of Contact Lens Educators
Account Number:  0207519
Swift Code:  CIBCCATT
Address:  301 St Andrew Street Fergus, Ontario  N1M 1P1  CANADA

Cheques and Bank Drafts – to be made out to ‘International Association of Contact Lens Educators’ and posted to Bonnie Boshart at: PO Box 2946, Elora, Canada ON N0B 1S0.  Please notify us by email once you have posted your cheque.